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Twitter Offers Valuable Insights Into the Experience of MRI Patients

MRI's can be a stressful experience for many people, but clinicians have few ways to track the thoughts and feelings of their patients regarding...
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Don’t Believe the Hype: Grandiose Terms for Cancer Drugs

Seems like every day in the media we hear about a new cancer drug that is described as a 'game changer', 'breakthrough', 'revolutionary' or a...
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Study Shows Working The Night Shift And Workplace Incivility Increases Nurse Turnover

A recent study focusing on why there is higher employee turnover for nurses will have you saying, uhh, yeah, we know. It should come as...
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How do I deal with a non-English speaking patient?

  If you think you’re frustrated trying to communicate with a non-English-speaking patient, just imagine how scared and overwhelmed he must feel. He’s sick, vulnerable—and...
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Project A.L.S. Spends 100% Of Donations From 2014 Ice Bucket Challenge On Promising Research

On the one-year anniversary of The Ice Bucket Challenge--an unexpected social media sensation that raised unprecedented awareness for ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease--Project A.L.S....
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Implantable Wireless Devices Trigger, and May Block, Pain Signals

Building on wireless technology that has the potential to interfere with pain, scientists have developed flexible, implantable devices that can activate -- and, in...
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Experienced Nurses : Great For Patients, Great For Hospitals

Patients cared for by more experienced nurses not only receive better care, but also have shorter hospital stays. This finding comes from an extensive study...
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Because of Nursing Research: End-of-Life Care in the ICU

Patients in an ICU are usually very sick or seriously injured. Many are unconscious or incapacitated and most require technology to support life. They...
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Sometimes You Shouldn’t Say Sorry

Has this ever happened to you? One of your friends meets up with mutual co-workers for lunch every Friday. You ask to join, but...
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Yoga And Meditation Improve Brain Function And Energy Levels

Practicing brief sessions of Hatha yoga and mindfulness meditation can significantly improve brain function and energy levels, according to a new study. The study from...

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